North Tahoe track: Lakers fare well at Carson meet
The Lakers recorded a number of top-10 individual finishes in the 4A Capital Classic Track Meet last Saturday in Carson City.
North Tahoe junior Brett Roberts posted the best result among the North Tahoe contingent, as he tied South Tahoe’s Tim Tollefson for second place in the high jump by clearing the bar 5 feet, 6 inches. Corbin Zumpt of Douglas cleared the bar at a height of 5 foot, 8 inches to win the event.
Two Laker athletes placed among the top 10 in the shot put, as Cody Leiberman finished ninth with a throw of 40 feet, 8.5 inches, and Parker Laughlin was 10th with a throw of 40 feet, 7 inches. Nick Bukowy of Carson recorded the winning throw, a heave of 45-9.00.
Laughlin placed ninth in the discus with a throw of 111-03, and Leiberman finished 11th with a toss of 109-11. ROP’s Graylon Lindsey won with a throw of 140-01.
In the distance events, Hugo Ramirez took 11th in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:39.37 and 14th in the 1,600 with a time of 5:15.56. Douglas’ Scott Lococo won the 1,600 in 4:43.90, and South Tahoe’s Nathanael Williams won the 3,200 in 10:41.06. Miles Heapes finished 13th in the 800 in 2:34.22.
On the girls’ side of the meet, North Tahoe senior Maiya Greenwood took sixth in the 800 with a time of 2:45.34, while teammate Carly Leininger was 11th in 3:06.40. Kati Cochran of Incline won the 800 in 2:32.87. Greenwood also finished 11th in the 1,600 with at time of 6:18.99, and Leininger was 15th (6:37.28).
North Tahoe senior Taylor Pasvantis placed 10th in the high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 4 inches as winner Holly Downer of Douglas won by clearing the bar at 5 feet.
Senior Kelley Altick led the Lakers in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, 3 inches, which was good enough for eighth place. Pasvantis took 12th (13-10.00) while Downer won with a leap of 15 feet, 6.5 inches.
Altick also finished eighth in the triple jump, recording a jump of 30 feet, 1 inch. Alex Fallon of Carson won the event with a mark of 37 feet, 2.5 inches.